Pyogenic granuloma of the nasal septum

A rare cause of epistaxis

Nor Eyzawiah Hassan, Bee See Goh

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Abstract

Pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a benign hyperplastic, vascular proliferation either on the skin or mucosal membranes. It commonly occurs following traumatic or hormonal changes, particularly in pregnancy. While the lesions occur frequently in the oral cavity in the head and neck region, occurrence in the nasal septum is rarely reported. We report a case of a 23-year-old male with unilateral pyogenic granuloma of the anterior nasal septum, who presented with epistaxis and nasal blockage. Although intra nasal PG is rare, we advocate that PG be considered in any anterior nasal septum mass with epistaxis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-370
Number of pages4
JournalBrunei International Medical Journal
Volume8
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2012

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Pyogenic Granuloma
Nasal Septum
Epistaxis
Nasal Obstruction
Nose
Blood Vessels
Mouth
Neck
Head
Pregnancy
Skin
Membranes

Keywords

  • Epistaxis
  • Lobular capillary haemangioma
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Nasal septum
  • Pyogenic granuloma

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  • Medicine(all)

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Pyogenic granuloma of the nasal septum : A rare cause of epistaxis. / Hassan, Nor Eyzawiah; Goh, Bee See.

In: Brunei International Medical Journal, Vol. 8, No. 6, 12.2012, p. 367-370.

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